On Wednesday, 5 October 2022, Public Order Police officers were monitoring a court case in Wynberg. They saw a suspicious vehicle parked outside the court. When approached, the occupants were found in possession of an imitation firearm and dangerous weapons. Five suspects were arrested and detained at Wynberg SAPS.
Once charged, they will make their court appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.
In another incident, members of the Ocean View Crime Prevention Unit were doing foot patrols on Tuesday, 4 September 2022. At around 20:38, they heard gunshots near the Larkspur court and spotted unknown males running towards a block of flats.
They ran after them, the suspects entered a house and the members followed suit.
They searched the house and found a 9mm pistol with 16 rounds of ammunition and a consignment of drugs.
Five males were arrested for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and possession of drugs.
The suspects will appear in Simons Town Magistrate’s court on Thursday, 6 October 2022.